April 29, 2016

  Campaigns and elections are ripe with opportunity to discuss government, the electoral process, civics and history as well as the myriad of specific issues that are important to the public during any particular year, whether it’s a local or presidential election. This presidential election year, however, has left many feeling hesitant about how to…
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April 27, 2016

  Young people are exposed to news stories every day through social media, television, the Internet and overheard conversations among the adults in their lives. Terrorism and extremism are always in the news and can raise a wide range of emotions and questions. The topic can also be challenging to teach because the situation is…
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30292-The-Courage-To-Leave-by-michela-buttignol_380 April 26, 2016

During Passover, Jews all over the world are re-telling the story of their Exodus from Egypt. Unfortunately that story remains all too relevant today, as the world faces the worst refugee crisis since World War II. Approximately 60 million refugees from war and persecution around the world are seeking safety and a better life, just…
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Iran continues to display little regard to the human rights of its own citizens and spread hate against Jews. It is timely to review some of the predictions made that the nuclear deal would lead to a more moderate country.   Read Anti-Defamation League CEO, Jonathan Greenblatt’s blog, The Iranian Regime Has Not Changed.   …
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White-Supremacist-Prision-Gang_380 April 19, 2016

Think white supremacist prison gangs aren’t a problem in New Jersey? Think again. ADL’s  latest report shows that white supremacist prison gangs are on the rise in the U.S., with growing membership and increased activism both behind bars and on the street. The ADL report provides a first-of-its-kind inventory of white supremacist groups by state…
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